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Expanding the Chemical Space of Biocompatible Fluorophores: Nanohoops in Cells

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submitted on 11.05.2018 and posted on 14.05.2018 by Brittany White, Yu Zhao, Taryn E. Kawashima, Bruce B. Branchaud, Michael D. Pluth, Ramesh Jasti
The synthesis of the first aqueous-soluble version of the carbon nanohoop scaffold is reported and its imaging capabilities in live cells are demonstrated. This work establishes the nanohoops as a promising class of unexplored fluorophores for biological use.

Funding

National Science Foundation, National Institute of Health

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Email Address of Submitting Author

bwhite8@uoregon.edu

Institution

University of Oregon

Country

United States

ORCID For Submitting Author

0000-0002-0597-7246

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No conflict of interest

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